File Extension Library

.BDM File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BDM file?

.BDM file extension is created by Sony. .BDM has been classified as Video Files. The format of .BDM file is Binary.

.BDM is AVCHD Information File

A BDM file is a disc information file created by Advanced Video Coding High Definition (AVCHD) video recordings typically captured by high definition consumer camcorders. It contains information about the file contents in a specific directory and is commonly seen as index.bdm or movieobj.bdm. BDM files are located in the AVCHD/BDMV directory of a media storage device.

While .BDMV files are usually seen on optical disc media, BDM files are more commonly seen on non-disc recording media such as hard drives and memory sticks. You can use Roxio Creator, Roxio Toast, CyberLink PowerDVD, and Nero Video to open BDM files.

NOTE: AVCHD was developed by Sony and Panasonic and introduced in 2006.

List of all softwares that can open the AVCHD Information File
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
Nero Video 2019
Roxio Toast 17

How to Open .BDM file on different platforms

Open .BDM File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BDM
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BDM file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BDM files" Press "Ok"

Open .BDM File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BDM file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BDM File on Linux

Right click on the .BDM file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BDM File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BDM file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BDM File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BDM files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BDM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BDM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BDM file format
  2. You need to check the .BDM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)